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by Frank N. Cook
"This was a Man!" - Hard work, honor, race, and violence in the Reelfoot Lake region of Tennessee, and the lessons that can be learned from the life of Will Cook.
The Fiery Hierarchy: Revealing the Secret Government of the World (The Teaching of the Heart, Book 5)by Zinovia Dushkova
All the peoples of the world have preserved myths and legends about a secret government which rules everything invisibly, making the most important decisions for humanity according to the just Laws of the Cosmos.
This world government is Shambhala the Resplendent, headed by the Great Lord, who was once known all over the world as Prester John, a mysterious king of the East. Although this hidden government has little in common with earthly regimes, it still offered its help to leade... more
by Zinovia Dushkova
Since ancient times, the boundless stellar sky has attracted our gaze and thoughts. Its magnificent beauty and great mysteries have always been awakening eternal philosophical questions in our hearts — about the Universe and our place in it, about the nature and purpose of our existence.
What does the Universe as a whole represent? How is it organized? By what laws does it abide? How does the Cosmos affect the events occurring on the Earth? Are we alone in the Universe? Is th... more
by Jennifer K. CrittendenQuestions arise when a big city family moves to a remote mountain town in the Eastern Sierra: Why is there a bear in the grocery store? What happened to the missing school teacher? Where do you buy soccer socks around here? Skillfully blending anecdote, history, and description, The Mammoth Letters is an amusing and sensitive portrayal of an eclectic town and its colorful inhabitants and will inspire anyone who has wondered about making the leap from one world to another. In a book of wide emoti... more
by Steven LaPointA true story- Scott Frieze had a comfortable life... great job, beautiful home in the Tucson foothills, a brand new Lincoln and a Road King in the garage... he decided it was now or never to fulfill a childhood fantasy that had haunted him for over forty years. This can't put it down emotion sparker will have you tagging along as his fantasy lands him on the legal systems "devil's doorstep"... experience the drama in the courtroom, the Maximum Security prison, the escape...
by Gregg KanonThis book is guaranteed to blow your mind. Really Weird Stuff II contains over 40 stories that seem too bizarre to be true─yet they are. If you liked Really Weird Stuff, you’ll love Really Weird Stuff II. Here are a few of the many amazing oddities you will discover in Really Weird Stuff II: • Superman curse • “thoughtographs” • dinosaurs among us • time voyagers • electric people • ghost planes • sky critters • courtroom ghost • signals from space • UFO invasion • goblin attack • memory transpl... more
by Franz Loschnigg, Ph.D.
Intended for lovers of the arts, this “big think” book engages the dynamic of culture and the creative mind. It unravels inductively, layer by layer, the myth and misconceptions about Gustav Mahler as composer. Early in the 1970s Franz Loschnigg realized that a myth was developing around Mahler’s childhood, education, and persona based on the assumptions of Henri de la Grange. Rather than accepting his work as definitive, the author turned to unique sources – the conte... more
by au yong chee tuck
by au yong chee tuckIt is human for us to yearn for some degree of success in our lives. Sometimes we might wonder whether it was Fate or our human actions that affected our destiny. In our book, we tried to show that some people (such as Andrew Grove) can choose to remain an employee and still become "insanely" successful - without the need to strive and become an entreprenuer. Then we chose ten persons and arranged them into five pairs based on some similiarities among them. We examined their birth charts and l... more
by Jana MilbockerThe Garden Tourist is a travel guide for weekend gardeners, landscape designers and vacation travelers. It features 120 botanical gardens, historic estates and destination nurseries in the Northeast. The book is richly illustrated with 500 color photographs, regional maps and symbols that indicate garden amenities. Suggested itineraries and contact information are provided to make trip planning a breeze.
by Doug Carnine
Saint Badass is a story spanning six years worth of letters and growing friendships between four prisoners and author Doug Carnine. Each prisoner faces various crises in prison including disabling illness, a brain tumor, a prison gang attack, family betrayal, medical abuse and harsh punishments for mild offenses. Each prisoner in his own way achieves transcendence through his crisis using mindfulness, meditation and the blessings of kindness. Juxtapose the destructive for... more
by Dave Molter
If you’ve ever wondered who wrote the first Christmas newsletter or why compact fluorescent lightbulbs might be a Communist plot, Gimme 15 Inches is for you! Naked samurai swordsmen? Buzz Aldrin? Rugged revolutionaries who demand two kinds of sandwich spread and sliced cheese to make the fight more palatable? A school board president who deems Herb Alpert the devil’s disciple? They’re all here. Why not join them?
Inspired by Looney Tunes, Steve Allen, ... more
by Mario Kfoury
The place Bailey’s Gym, Los Angeles, California—6am—the fall of 1999… From a bourgeois neighborhood in Beirut to the schools of the streets of Europe and the United States, the story takes you on a journey of self-exploration and transformation that goes through weight rooms, boxing rings, libraries and the stock market. Relentless, unconventional and independent; these successive experiences yield immense benefits for personal development. Your life is not set in stone, it’s a gift f... more
by Mario Kfoury
The place Bailey's Gym, Los Angeles, California-6am-the fall of 1999...From a bourgeois neighborhood in Beirut to the schools of the streets of Europe and the United States, the story takes you on a journey of self-exploration and transformation that goes through weight rooms, boxing rings, libraries and the stock market. Relentless, unconventional and independent; these successive experiences yield immense benefits for personal development. Your life is not set in stone, it's a gift ... more
by T.A. Pierce
ChiWriting is a unique energy management approach to writing and the creative process based on the principles of endurance training. Endurance training is about using a structured approach to developing and harnessing the physical and mental energy necessary to complete a long-distance event, such as a marathon or triathlon. Writers and prospective writers alike can adapt these same strategies and techniques to develop and harness the creative energy necessary to complete a book or other long... more
by Matthew BaxterSuper Cheap Japan is the ultimate budget travel guide to Japan, full of the most useful, up-to-date information for a cheap holiday in Japan. With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, there has never been a better time to visit. Unlike other guides, this book shows you exactly how, where and when you can save money. Go shopping for $4 clothes in Tokyo, enjoy inexpensive hikes in Nikko, or visit Kyoto’s beautiful shrines and gardens on th... more